• Alley aglow, 2022
  • 48" x 30", acrylic on canvas
  • Perreault

Artist Information

Wilf Perreault
RCA

Born in Albertville, Saskatchewan in 1947, Wilf grew up in Saskatoon, attending the University of Saskatchewan. He graduated with a Bachelors in Fine Art (with Honours) in 1970. Perreault is a member of the Royal Academy of Artists since 1995 and has been awarded the Queen’s Jubilee medal in 2003.

In 1989 Perreault was one of five artists chosen to represent Canada, and was awarded a Silver Medal, in Les Jeux de la Francophonie in Morocco, Africa.

In 2014 the Mackenzie Art Gallery mounted the exhibition: “Wilf Perreault: In the Alley”, a major retrospective of his career.

In 2016 he was awarded the Saskatchewan Order of Merit. Perreault’s work can be found in several private, public and corporate collections including the Mackenzie Art Gallery, The Bank of Montreal, The Mercantile Bank, Goldman Sachs and Co., Ernst & Young, Touche Ross & Co., The Canada Council Art Bank, and several more.

Birth: Albertville, Saskatchewan, 1947

Education

1971 B.Ed. AD, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

1970 B.F.A. Honours Degree, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

1966 Diploma, St. Paul’s High School, Saskatoon, SK


Solo Exhibitions

2021 “Beetles – Beatles: Twist and Shout” Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2020 “Wilf Perreault: Back Lanes at Twilight”, Mayberry Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2019 “Wilf Perreault 72 Shades”, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2018 “Wilf Perreault”, Mayberry Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2017 “Wilf Perreault 70th Birthday Celebration”, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2016 “Wilf Perreault: A Journey of Love/Ruelle D’Amour”, Penticton Art Gallery

2014 “Wilf Perreault’s Alley”, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

“Wilf Perreault: In The Alley – a 40 year retrospective”, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

2013 “Wilf Perreault: Moon River”, Mayberry Fine Art, Toronto, Ontario

2012 “Full Circle: New Paintings by Wilf Perreault”, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2011 Wilf Perreault: Skylight”, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

2009 “Back Streets – Back Roads: 30 Year Anniversary Show”, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

“Wilf Perreault: Framed”, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

2007 “Wilf Perreault: Twilight”, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

2006 “Wilf Perreault: Two Paths”, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2004 “Wilf Perreault”, Mayberry Fine Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2003 “Another View”, Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, SK

Wilf Perreault: Panorama, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2002 Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2001 Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, SK

2000 “Dusk till Dawn”, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1999 Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, SK

Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1998 Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1997 Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, SK

Works on Paper, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1996 Passages, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1995 Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, SK

Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1993 Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, SK

Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1992 Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1991 Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, SK

Woltjen/Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1989 Woltjen/Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1987 Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, SK

Woltjen/Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1985 Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, SK

Woltjen/Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1983 Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, SK

1982 Downstairs Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1981 Wilf Perreault, Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, SK

Recent Works, Downstairs Gallery, Edmonton, AB

Wilf Perreault Recent Paintings, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK

1979 Watercolours and Acrylics, Downstairs Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1978 Wilf Perreault: Paintings, Drawings, Watercolours

Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK (catalogue)

1970 Honours Exhibition, Marquis Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK


Group Exhibitions

2021 “Floored!”, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

ArtNow Art Fair 2021, Online and on location at Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2020 “peace. hope. love. joy.”, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

ArtNow Art Fair 2020, Online and on location at Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2019 “Monet’s Excited for the Holidays- ARen’T you?”, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

“summer heat cool happy”, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2018 Summer Show, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

ArtNow Art Fair, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Art=Joy, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2017 February Finds, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Hot Dogs and Cool Cats, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

ArtNow Art Fair, Regina, Saskatchewan

Christmas 2017, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2016 Early Spring Show, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Mid-Summer Show, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

ArtNow Art Fair, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Smalls Christmas Show, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

11th Anniversary Show, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2015 Spring Show, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Summer Sizzle, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Mid Winter Show, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2014 Awakenings, The Spring Show, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

You Are Our Sunshine, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Joy 2014, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2013 How We Filled the Vault: Sixty Years of Collecting at the Mackenzie Art Gallery, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK

Shades of Summer, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

This House (with Grant McConnell), Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

46th Annual Fall Show 2013, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

Holiday Show 2013, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2012 SPRUNG!, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Celebrate the Present, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2011 Feel the Heat, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

This Tree’s for You, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2010 Spring Mix: New Works by Gallery Artists and Acquisitions, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

Green in the Colour: The Art of Rider Pride, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK (catalogue)

All Wrapped Up, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Christmas 2010, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2009 Summer Lovin’, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Get Your Green On, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2008 Spring Treasures, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Hot Stuff, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Speaking Pictures: Open Spaces and Everything In-Between, Dunlop Art Gallery (Sherwood

Village Branch), Regina, SK

Deck the Walls, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Christmas 2008, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2007 Summer Show, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Our Best of the Season, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2006 Da Vinci’s Shadow – The High Realist Lagacy in Canadian Art, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK

Summer Show, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Canada: Climate, Colours, Contours, Miriam Bailey Gallery, County Cork, Ireland

Our Best of the Season – Winter Show, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2005 Grand Opening, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

Winter Show, Nouveau Gallery, Regina, SK

2004 That’s My Wonderful Town, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK

2003 View Finders: Celebrating 50 Years of Collecting, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK

Lodestar: Saskatchewan Royal Canadian Academy Members and Friends, Kenderdine

Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

2002 Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON

2001 Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON

2000 Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON

1997 Prairie Region Exhibition, the Royal Canadian Academy, Winnipeg Art Gallery,Winnipeg, MB

1995 ArtFair Seattle, Seattle, WA

The Cowboy Show, Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, SK

Reflexions (reflections), provincial touring exhibition, Saskatchewan

1994 Hidden Values: Western Corporations Collect, Edmonton, AB

1992 Art L.A. 92, Los Angeles, CA

New Talent in Charlotte, Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina

Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA

Timelines: The City of Regina Collects, Rosemont Art Gallery, Regina, SK

1991 Relative Realities, Selections from the Saskatchewan Arts Board Collection, Rosemont Art Gallery, Regina, SK

1990 The Art of Research and Technology, ESSO Place Gallery, Calgary, AB

Première Exposition Itinérante De L’Association des Artistes de la Saskatchewan Touring

Exhibition, Regina, North Battleford and Saskatoon, SK

Small Matters, Neutral Ground Gallery, Regina, SK (catalogue)

Case Installation Series, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK

1989 Artist’s Kites, Rosemont Art Gallery, Regina, SK

1ers Jeux De La Francophone, Galerie Nationale Bab Rouah, Rabat, Maroc, Afrique

1988 True North/Far West, University of the Pacific Gallery, Stockton, CA; San Francisco State University Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Work on Paper, Woltjen/Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

Sask-Tel’s Corporate Art Exhibition, Saskatchewan Tour

Nocturn, Woltjen/Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1987 Selections from the permanent collection of the Edmonton Art Gallery

McMullen Gallery, University of Alberta Hospitals, Edmonton, AB

The Pemberton Collection Exhibit Canadian Tour

1986 Double Takes, Western Development Museum Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

The International Contemporary Art Fair, Los Angeles

Convention Centre, Los Angeles, CA

1985 The Second Generation: Fourteen Saskatchewan Painters, Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery,

Regina, SK (catalogue)

Chicago International Exposition, Navy Pier, Chicago, Il

1984 Regina Collects, Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK

1983 Regina High Tea, Rosemont Art Gallery, Regina, SK (catalogue)

Urban Landscapes, Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre, Regina, SK

Grand Opening, Woltjen/Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1982 The Shell Canada Collection — Employees Select

Touring Exhibition, circulated by Edmonton Art Gallery (catalogue)

Recent Acquisitions, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK

The Celebrate Saskatchewan Art Collection, Sacred Heart School, Regina, SK

Calgary Corporations Collect Realism, Muttart Gallery, Calgary, AB (catalogue)

First Ministers Conference, Government House, Regina, SK

1980 100% Rag, Shoestring Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

Saskatchewan Open, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

Watercolour Painting in Saskatchewan 1905 - 1980, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

(catalogue)

1979 New Faces, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1978 SGI Juried Art Competition and Exhibition, Centre of the Arts, Regina, SK

1977 Canadian Society of Painters In Watercolour, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB

Prairie Life, Part II — “Cities, Town and Villages” Rosemont Art Gallery, Regina, SK

Open Competition and Exhibition, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK

Regina 75 Years, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK

1976 Prairie Life Exhibition, Rosemont Art Gallery, Regina, SK

1975 Saskatchewan Society for Education Through Art Exhibition Gallery On The Roof,

Saskatchewan Power Corporation, Regina, SK

CKCK Art Saskatchewan, Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK

1974 Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery Society Art Exhibition, Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK

1973 Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery Society Art Exhibition, Midtown Centre, Regina, SK

1970 Saskatoon Sculpture Symposium, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

Awards, Commissions

2016 Saskatchewan Order of Merit

2012 Awarded Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, a commemorative medal that simultaneously

honours both Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s 60 years of service to Canada and the significant achievements of 60,000 Canadians.

Commissioned painting “Winter Comfort” completed for permanent display at The Gallery, Shaw Center, Graceland University, Iowa

L’Assemblée communautaire fransaskoise commissions three screenprints to celebrate l’Année des Fransaskois. Of the church in the comminity of St. Denis, east of Saskatoon, they are titled “Le Réveil”, “Le Parcours”, and “La Celebration”.

2010 Commission for 150th anniversary of Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Stanley Mission. The painting is featured in a book prepared by the Architectural Heritage Society of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Tourism, Parks, Culture and Sport

2009 Selected as one of the Alumni of Influence from University of Saskatchewan, College of Arts and Science, as part of the university’s centennial celebration

2006 Commemorative Medal for Saskatchewan Centennial

2005 Lifetime Achievement Award for volunteer work, City of Regina

Commissioned by University of Regina to paint the official portrait of President and ViceChancellor, Dr. David Barnard

2003 Queen’s Jubilee Medal

“Night Visions” Multifaith Calendar

1998 “Friends, Moments, Countryside” by Peter Gzowski, published by McClelland & Stewart (book cover)

1996 “Parole de Chat” by Monique Genuiot, Les editions de la mouvelle plume (book cover)

1995 Elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts

Mayor’s Award, “Volunteer of the Year in the Arts”, Regina

Silkscreen print “Think First” (edition of 100) commissioned by Think First Canada

Silkscreen prints “Cliff Hole” and “Long Creek” commissioned by the “Bill Clarke Golf Classic for Parkinson’s Research”

Installation for Grey Cup “The Canadian Art Hall of Fame and Museum”

1994 Silkscreen Edition (106), “Home Save”

Silkscreen Edition (102), “Ehrle Cowboy” Regina Police

Christmas Card, “Queen to King Between 3rd and 4th”

McPherson, Leslie Tyerman Barristers

Christmas Card in association with the Association des Artistes de la Saskatchewan.

Reproduction of painting “Hiding Places”

1993 Painting “Echo” reproduced in SGI Calendar, Prairie Portraits

Silkscreen Edition (101) “Searching for Pino”, Regina Police World Games

1992 Silkscreen Edition (100), “Lafleche,” Société Radio-Canada,

Silkscreen Edition (100), “Searching,” Regina Police World Games Team in conjunction with the 100th Anniversary of the Regina Police Service

1991 Silkscreen Edition (50), “Teamwork,” Commissioned by the Regina Ram Football Club

Silkscreen Edition (100), “Ribbons of Light,” Commissioned by the Regina Roman Catholic Separate School Division #81

Official Christmas Card for the City of Regina, Saskatchewan — reproduction of “Hiding Places”

1990 Two Cases Installations for the Dunlop Art Gallery’s Central Library Cases, Regina, SK

1989 Painting, “Cover,” reproduced in SGI Calendar, Prairie Portraits

Painting, “Fresh Start,” reproduced on book cover, “Writing Home,” by Barry Dempster, Oberon Press

Represented Canada at 1ers Jeux De La Francophonie, 8 au 22 juillet 1989, Maroc, Africa; awarded a Silver Medal

Silkscreen Edition (125), “Pre-game 1989,” Commissioned by the University of Regina Cougar

Hockey Scholarship Fund

1988 Saskatchewan Arts Board Senior Artist “A” Grant Award

Wascana Hospital Commission — Painting, “Quiet Reflection,” dedicated to Dr. White for the opening of new hospital wing

1987 Commissioned by the Rick Hansen Man-In-Motion Tour to create and donate a limited edition

original silkscreen print “Sledge Hockey,”

Official Christmas Card for the City of Regina, Saskatchewan — reproduction of “Sledge Hockey,”

Reproduction of the painting “Fresh Start” for the Christmas Card of SaskSport

1986 Commissioned by the City of Regina Parks and Recreation to design two flower beds for Victoria Park

Saskatchewan Arts Board Travel Grant

Curated Exhibition “Saskatchewan: A Sense of Place,” Rosemont Art Gallery, Regina, SK

Commissioned by Saskatchewan Sport Inc. to undertake a painting for its Sport Art Collection

1984 Farm, Light and Power Publications Commission to celebrate the 25th year of publication

1983 Design to “Save Darke Hall” Coalition, Regina, SK

1982 Official Portrait of the Honourable A.E. Blakeney, Premier of Saskatchewan

1981 Canada Council Arts Award B

1980 Purchase Award, Saskatchewan Open, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

Stained Glass Windows, Canadian Martyrs Church, Regina, SK

1979 Mural, Canadian Martyrs Church, Regina, SK

1978 Purchase Award, SGI Juried Art Competition, Regina, SK

1977 Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, 51st Annual Exhibition, The Anonymous (Bank) Purchase Award

Purchase Award, Open Competition and Exhibition, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK

1969 University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

1964 Canadian Society for Education Through Art Scholarship University of Saskatchewan Honours Scholarship Publications

Bingham, Russell; “Perreault works offer intimate view of residential life”, See Magazine, #78, May 4-10, 1995 (reproduction)

Mandel, Charles; “Unique perspectives right up Perreault’s alley”, The Edmonton Journal, May 12, 1995

Cloutier, Anie; “Le peintre philosophe a la recherche d’une beaute pas banale”, l’Eaue Vive, le 21 septembre, 1995

Collections

Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Bank of Montreal, Regina, Saskatchewan

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Regina, Saskatchewan

Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Regina, Saskatchewan

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Toronto, Ontario

Central Guarantee Trust, Edmonton, Alberta

Chevron Standard, Calgary, Alberta

City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan

Crown Investments Corporation, Regina, Saskatchewan

Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

Ernst & Young, Regina, Saskatchewan

Farm, Light and Power Publications, Regina, Saskatchewan

Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta

Goldman Sachs and Co., New York, New York

Government of Canada, Department of Foreign Affairs, Ottawa, Ontario

Government of Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan

Graceland University, Iowa, USA

Gulf Canada Limited, Calgary, Alberta

Interprovincial Pipeline, Edmonton, Alberta

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Northern Transportation, Edmonton, Alberta

Osler Hoskins, Toronto, Ontario

Pasqua Hospital, Regina, Saskatchewan

Pemberton Houston Willoughby, Vancouver, British Columbia

Petro Canada, Calgary, Alberta

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Province of Saskatchewan

Regina Catholic Schools, Regina, Saskatchewan

Regina Public Schools, Regina, Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Arts Board, Regina, Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Government Insurance, Regina, Saskatchewan

SaskSport, Regina, Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Telecommunications, Regina, Saskatchewan

Shell Oil, Calgary, Alberta

The Mercantile Bank, Edmonton, Alberta

Touche Ross & Co., Regina, Saskatchewan

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta

University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, Regina, Saskatchewan